Niagara Gazette

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December 12, 2013

Isaiah 61 nets $132K grant from Regional Economic Development Council


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“Working with 25 to 30 guys, it’s kind of cramped, which is a blessing,” Haid said.

Haid said everyone involved with his organization is really excited by the possibility that they could be in the building this year.

“We’d love to be in there and kick off by the Fourth of July,” Haid said.

The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council was awarded more than $60 million including several other Niagara region projects;

• TAM Ceramics was awarded a $250,000 grant for a rare earth recycling project aimed at helping the company reclaim valuable earth materials.

• The Niagara Tourism and Convention Corporation was awarded a $300,000 grant for a Western New York branding plan. A consortium of of Western New York organizations will work to create a new brand for the region.

• Niagara County Community College was awarded a $25,000 grant for an operational skills training program. The college will provide training for 60 long-term unemployed workers in entry level job skills.




Contact reporter Justin Sondel at 282-2311, ext. 2257

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